INVITATION: 30 Years of Visegrad: Role of the V4 countries in shaping the future of the EU

We would like to invite you to a conference titled "30 Years of Visegrad: Role of the V4 countries in shaping the future of the EU". The debate will take place on Monday, 22nd of November 2021 starting from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. The event will take place in Brussels and will be live-streamed online.

16:30 – 16:45 Opening Words

  • H.E. Edita Hrdá, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the EU
  • Petr Mareš, Director of International Visegrad Fund
  • H.E. Tibor Stelbaczky, Ambassador of Hungary to the EU

16:45 – 17:45 Panel Discussion: Perspectives of the Visegrad countries on the Conference of the Future of Europe

  • H.E. Edita Hrdá, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the EU
  • H.E. Petra Vargová, Ambassador of Slovak Republic to the EU
  • H.E. Tibor Stelbaczky, Ambassador of Hungary to the EU
  • H.E. Andrzej Sados, Ambassador of Poland to the EU (TBC)
  • Colin Scicluna, Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Dubravka Šuica

Moderated by: Aneta Zachová, EurActiv

17:45 – 18:15 Coffee Break

18:15 – 19:15 Panel Discussion: 30 years of Visegrad: How did regional cooperation shape the countries of V4

  • Alica Kizeková, Senior Researcher, IIR Prague
  • Daniel Bártha, Director of International Relations, Equilibrium Institute
  • Melchior Szczepanik, Analyst, PISM
  • Petr Mareš, Director of International Visegrad Fund
  • Roland Freudenstein, Vice President and the Head of the Brussels office, GLOBSEC Policy Institute

Moderated by: Zuzana Stuchlíková, Associate Fellow, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

19:15 – 19:30 - Closing Remarks

The organizers have taken into consideration all the rules and regulations set by the Belgian Federal government to
prevent the spread of COVID-19. Participants of the event are obliged to provide proof of vaccination/test and follow
health and safety measures in accordance with general guidelines

You can watch the conference on our Facebook page here.

Link for registration.

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Žiga Faktor
Head of Brussels Office

Expertise: European integration of Western Balkans, EU enlargement, Slovenian Politics and EU-Turkey relations

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